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ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
your own airplane, and your own house. but not your own facts. >> under governor romney's definition, donald trump is a small business. >> heavy with specifics. but pretty light on fireworks. >> was it a mismatch? overwhelming response this morning as to who won the debate. we'll get expert analysis. >>> and some are calling it the big bird debate. talk of the "sesame street" star going viral overnight. we'll explain why. >>> good morning, everyone. mitt romney returns to the campaign trail this morning, with new momentum after a very strong performance. >> indeed. the debate ranged from the extremely serious, some would say even wonky, to the very silly. whether big bird should be fired. abc's brandi hitt is joining us from denver with more. good morning, brandi? >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. this debate has been the biggest moment so far in this race. and for much of the night, president obama looked very relaxed on stage. and mitt romney pounced, putting the president on defense. the first presidential debate started with a hand shake and a smile between president obam
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
>>> this morning, romney's reversal. >> a candidate bombshell overnight, doing a 180 on his 47% comments. his campaign on the rise, as the president attempts to rebound with new attacks, after wednesday's dismal debates. >>> sticky situation. american airlines, blaming spilled soda for loosening those seats, as they pull more planes out of service. and that means more delays coming today. >>> fire and ice. a new wildfire bearing down on western towns, as snow buries the far north. 14 and welcome to the 1%. $200 million richer. but they still may go back to work. >>> good morning. i'm reena ninan in for paula faris. >> good morning. i'm rob nelson. with a successful debate performance under his belt, mitt romney is distancing himself from his own words about the 47%. >> in the past, he stood by the comments. but overnight, there was a major change. abc's tahman bradley joins us from washington, with more. tahman? >> reporter: good morning, rob and reena. mitt romney is showing a lot of confidence on the stump. and we'll see if his strong debate performance gives him a boost in t
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
in california and mitt romney in virginia. but both campaigns have their eyes on a new poll that shows the race getting even tighter. >> we begin with abc's tahman bradley in washington this morning. good morning, tahman. >> good morning, paula, good morning, rob. polls show a tighter race after last night's debate. and president obama is bringing up huge cash, in fact, he's back on track to raise more than $1 billion. >> reporter: overnight the stars came out to help president obama. bill clinton and katy perry were among celebrities on hand at a fund-raiser. one of five events expected to raise $10 million. this after mr. obama and democrats raised $181 million last month. the president made a joke last week. >> they just performed flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: the president's rival, mitt romney is on the stump drawing huge crowds, thousands of accounts in florida. >> you'll have the chance to hear his answers or his nonanswers. now, of course, days later, we're hearing his excuses. >> reporter: a new gallup poll confirms romney picked up momentum af
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
>>> this morning, it's crunch time. >> the pressure's on for the president and mitt romney, hunkering down today to prep for the first debate. and a brand-new poll shows who most voters expect to win in november. >>> ticketer shock, looking for the most popular things we buy. why a diaper supply shortage. >>> and open book. he realized his housekeeper's son was his. >>> and collision course, with a skateboard and a deer that comes out of nowhere. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm john muller. rob nelson is off this morning. >> and i'm paula faris. we begin this monday, the 1st of october, can you believe it? with a new abc news poll it comes just as the presidential candidates come out. >> tahman bradley starts us off from washington. >> reporter: good morning. it's hard to believe that the first presidential debate is on wednesday. mitt romney and president obama have been preparing day and night. with both men saying the other guy is going to do a better job. president obama and mitt romney start the week with a crucial showdown on wednesday at the first presidential debat
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
on mitt romney's debate performance, saying it wasn't leadership, but instead salesmanship. >> but the latest poll taken after the debates, shows romney swinging ahead of the president, 49% to 45%. that's mainly due to a surge in support for romney from women voters. abc's karen travers has more on the campaign trial. >> rep foreign affairs, mitt romney launched a scathing attack on president obama's policies and leadership overseas. >> it's time to change course in the middle east. it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. >> reporter: so far, the economy has dominated the campaign debate. but the romney campaign tried to seize on questions and criticism about the president's handling of last month's attack in libya. it was a chance to try to reverse the tide of romney's recent perceived missteps, including his initial response to the libya attack. the republican contender accused the president of passivity over partnership. >> i know the president hopes for a middle east aligned with us. but hope is not a strateg
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
also have fewer horses and bayonets. >> the president and mitt romney, both sure and steady in their final faceoff. the race, closer than ever. we're live in florida. >>> breaking overnight. just hours after a tearful vigil, the search for a missing new jersey girl ends. the discovery everyone ends. >>> a shutout and a soaker. the world series match-up is set, sealed during a pouring rain after one incredible comeback. >>> and brainy beluga. the white whale that taught himself to sound like a person. >>> good morning. i'm sunny hostin. paula faris is on assignment. >> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we begin this tuesday with the third and final presidential debate. a florida faceoff that had the candidates sparring over foreign policy issues. >> both of them hit the campaign trail in swing states with two weeks to go. brandi hitt is in boca raton. good morning, brandi. >> this is the final round in a very close race. for most of the night, it appeared president obama appeared to be on offense, as both candidates made their final pitches to the american people. pres
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
-- >> i do want to -- >> tense and testy, mitt romney and barack obama went round after round, duking it out in their second debate. reaction, fast and fierce, pouring in overnight. we have complete coverage and analysis. >>> it was also a night new englanders won't forget. a rare quake shaking the region. a fright for millions. and sinking feeling. an expensive high-tech boat being tested for next year's americas cup flips over. a setback for the millionaire backer. >>> and divine intervention. the story that has millions talking. a husband just before his cancer-stricken wife and ended up saving his own life. >>> and good morning, everyone. i'm paula faris. rob nelson will be joining me in just a moment. and we begin this wednesday with the presidential debate rematch, turning into a fiery, full-on political rumble. and, yes, it was a little uncomfortable at times. there was plenty of finger-pointing with the candidates sparring from the opening moments. and president obama, clearly not about to repeat his performance in denver just two weeks ago. we're just 20 days from the electio
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
for senate calls rape pregnancy god's will. he's been endorsed by mitt romney, whose campaign fired back overnight. >>> bracing for sandy. the superstorm on the move right now. preparations well under way in the caribbean. >>> on the lookout for a killer shark. an expert surfer is the latest to be killed off the california coast. >>> and quick getaway. brazen thieves getting creative. an epidemic using horsepower to commit their crimes. >>> good morning, everybody. we begin this wednesday with a presidential race that is just about as close as it can be. the two candidates separated by a mere fraction of a percentage point. >> our new poll comes as president obama and mitt romney blitz the battleground states. and with just 13 days remaining, romney is working to distance himself from another republican's controversial new comments. abc's tahman bradley has the story. >> reporter: the presidential candidates are storming battleground states in a final sprint to election day. the romney campaign, riding a wave of momentum may have hit a bit of a snag, as another republican senate candidat
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
one, after taking shots on "the tonight show." mitt romney still riding that wave of momentum. >>> and campaign stop. photo bomb blowing up online. a stolen smooch, captured on camera. >>> and the call of the wild at work. an office intruder with a news crew there to record the crime. >>> good thursday morning, everyone. hurricane sandy has roared into cuba as a powerful category 3 storm, packing winds of up to 115 miles per hour. >> this is now a major story and a major storm. now, earlier, the very strong weather system brought heavy flooding to jamaica. residents reported seeing crocodiles caught in the rushing floodwaters. on top of that, one man was killed when a boulder fell on his home. and a woman in nearby haiti drowned. >> the effects being south florida, where swimmers are being warned about dangerous rip currents and high waves. tropical storm conditions could be in effect by this time tomorrow. >> forecasters are warning that sandy could merge with a powerful cold front here in the u.s. >> they are calling it an atmospheric bomb, which could explode just in time f
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 4:00am EDT
ahead of tomorrow night's second debate. mitt romney expecting to see a very different president obama this time around. >>> the historic jump of flying felix baumgartner, safely back on earth after breaking the sound barrier in a fall from the edge of space. >>> and new treatment this morning for the pakistani girl targeted by the taliban after tens of thousands took to the street to show share support. >>> and a controversial call that helped the tigers take a big lead in the series against the yankees. needless to say, the home team didn't like it at all. >>> good morning, everyone. we begin this monday with the race for the white house and brand new released poll providing a new snapshot of a very close race. >> increasingly close. it all comes with eyes on two big dead looins. one day until the big presidential debate. and 22 days to go until election day. november 6th. tahman bradley is falling it all from washington. >> reporter: the candidates understandhe stakes. that's why they have been huddle with ed ed with advisers gearing up. president obama and mitt romney are preparing
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 4:00am EDT
romney's sons, talking about wanting to hit the president after that rough exchange between the candidates, who will be in the same room again tonight. >>> lone wolf. another terror plot uncovered by the fbi. the target, the wall street area near ground zero. and the suspect even wanted to kill the president. >>> wild night in the skies. severe weather for states from illinois all the way to the gulf coast. and in california, a meteor shower seen by millions. >>> and a long wait. two brothers hang on to a multimillion-dollar scratcher for six years. talk about patience. >>> good morning. i'm john muller, in for rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. we begin with the presidential race. as we mentioned, both candidates are speaking at a bipartisan political dinner here in new york. >> but tuesday night's debate is still very much on a lot of people's minds. one of them, apparently, is mitt romney's oldest son, tagg. he told a north carolina radio station, quote, he wanted to take a swing at president obama. >>> 19 days to go. and as abc's tahman bradley reports, the candidates are c
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
of mitt romney. his family urging the change, as polls show him closing the gap in battleground states. >>> airport arsenal. a boston man detained at l.a.x., after what border agents found in his luggage. body armor, weapons, even body bags. >>> and snoopy on the silver screen. the big announcement. charlie brown and the gang, in a brand-new movie. >>> good wednesday morning. i'm sunny hostin, in for paula faris. >> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we begin this wednesday, with tough questions ahead on capitol hill today, about last month's attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya, as well as three other americans. >> the title of the house committee probe speaks volumes. it's called the hearing on the failure in benghazi. tahman bradley is here with a preview. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, sunny and rob. with the security failures in the spotlight today, we are learning dramatic new details about the september 11th assault that took the lives of ambassador chris stevens and the others. for a month, we have been hearing a protest against an anti-muslim
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
, for a night of comedy. appearing together at the al smith dinner in new york, president obama and mitt romney competed for laughs. >> the employment rate is the lowest since i took office. i don't have a joke here. >> it's nice to relax and wear what ann enand i wear around the house. >> reporter: the there's no partisan rhetoric allowed. just self-deprecating standup and light jabs. >> has some of you noticed, i had a lot more energy in our second debate. i felt well-rested after the nice, long nap i had in the first debate. >> president obama and i are each very lucky to have someone in our corner. someone we can lean on. i have my beautiful wife, ann. he has bill clinton. >> reporter: also while in new york, president obama stopped by "the daily show with jon stewart," and things took a serious turn discussing the consulate in benghazi, libya. >> we had to ramp up security around the world. >> reporter: president obama heads to virginia. while mitt romney campaigns in florida. the latest gallup poll shows mitt romney leading by seven points, 52% to 45%. but polls of the battleground states
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: ryan went after president obama for his response to the u.s. consulate attack in libya. >> it took the president two weeks to acknowledge that this was a terrorist attack. >> reporter: while biden challenged ryan's proposed changes to medicare. >> you are jeopardizing the program. you're changing the program from a guaranteed benefit. >> reporter: it was a more heated back and forth than the first presidential debate. and biden often laughed at ryan's arguments. >> joe biden understood, tonight, he had to go back out there and do what president obama failed to do last week. >> reporter: with the race still tight, both president obama and mitt romney, watched closely. >> i thought joe biden was terrific tonight. i could not be prouder of him. >> reporter: and in the end, their running mates even shared a few laughs. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> i always say what i mean. >> reporter: that got a lot of laughs
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 4:00am PDT
obama and mitt romney competed for laughs. >> the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since i took office. i don't have a joke here. i just thought it would be useful to remind everybody. >> it's nice to finally relax and wear what ann and i wear around the house. >> reporter: the white tie and tails event is a catholic fund-raiser. there's no partisan rhetoric allowed. just self-deprecating standup and light jabs. >> has some of you noticed, i had a lot more energy in our second debate. i felt really well-rested after the nice, long nap i had in the first debate. >> president obama and i are each very lucky to have one person who is always in our corner. someone we can lean on. i have my beautiful wife, ann. he has bill clinton. >> reporter: also while in new york, president obama stopped by "the daily show with jon stewart," and things took a serious turn discussing the terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> i wasn't confused about the fact that we needed to ramp up diplomatic security around the world right after it happened. >> reporter: it's back to busi
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
of denver, where tomorrow night, president obama and mitt romney will go head-to-head during the first presidential debate. at a rally last night in denver, romney previewed one of his attacks. >> we had 40-straight weeks of unemployment above 8%. and what does the president say to all this? he says forward. i think forewarned a better term. >> reporter: romney's trailing president obama in polls. and his campaign knows the upcoming debates could be their best chance to turn things around. that's why the candidate is practicing. huddled with mock advisers. in the mock debates, senator rob portman is playing barack obama. >> i don't like him very much anymore. >> reporter: as for president obama, he took a break from practice yesterday to visit a campaign office and make a few calls to unsuspecting voters. >> andrea? hi. this is barack obama. how are you? that's right. >> reporter: it was just a brief break for the president, who, like romney, has been rehearsing for days. senator john kerry is playing romney in president obama's practice sessions. the president is out of practice. the
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
-old comments made by candidate obama that some are calling racially divisive. but is it as damaging as romney's video about the 47%? >>> and potential progress for american airlines and its pilots, as the airline rushes to explain why seats have come loose. >>> also this morning, firing back. the small town tv anchor woman, now launching a national debate on weight and bullying, after a viewer attacked her for being fat. >>> and last dance. cut throat composition on the dance floor. but one all-star fails to find his hollywood ending. >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. we begin with that newly-released video, getting lots of attention before tonight's first presidential debate. >> it was released overnight by a conservative website. the speech was given to a largely african-american audience back in 2007, when mr. obama was still a senator. critics say the president was divisively pandering to the crowd, saying that the fog did not do enough to help residents of new orleans after hurricane katrina. >> what's happening down in new orleans? where's your dollar? where's your money? makes no
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
: last week mitt romney dominated in his first debate against president obama. in an exclusive interview with abc news' diane sawyer, the president admitted he had a bad night. >> your supporters have been saying, this wasn't a bad night. you didn't show up. >> as i said, there's no doubt that i can make a better case, which is why i'm so looking forward to tuesday. >> is it possible you handed him the election that night? >> no. >> reporter: but polls among likely voters show romney did get a boost after the debate. and he's taking advantage of it. >> we can't afford another series of budget deficits of roughly $1 trillion a year. recognize, this is not just bad for the economy. it's bad for jobs. >> reporter: brandi hitt, abc news, danville, kentucky. >>> abc news is proud to play a special role in tonight's debate. abc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, will serve as moderator. she checked out the stage in danville yesterday. we wish her good luck. >>> the main event tonight, beginning at 9:00 p.m. eastern. join diane sawyer and george stephanopoulos, and our team
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
to the white house running through long island, new york, tonight. that's where president obama and mitt romney face off in the second of their three debates. >> and one question a lot of folks are asking, will the president bounce back from his lackluster showing in denver earlier this month? the debate comes exactly three weeks before election day. and abc's t.j. winick is here with a preview. >> reporter: tonight's debate will be a town hall, which means audience members will be asking the questions, preselected by the moderator. the format presents inherent challenges for both president obama and mitt romney. >> both candidates have to tread lightly because if they are going on the offense too aggressively with each other, that can spill over to the audience and make them look too combative. >> reporter: the president was widely chris sized after his first debate. his campaign says he has made adjustments. >> i think he's going to be aggressive in making his case for where we should go as a country. >> reporter: mitt romney's debate prep partner, senator rob portman, is optimistic. >> how d
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